Almost every Caps-Pens game during the Ovi and Sid era has been intense, but tonight it went to a whole ‘nother level. And that level was angry. Alex Ovechkin‘s slash to the ankles of Kris Letang sent the Penguins defenseman crashing into the boards. Everyone wearing a bumblebee costume on the ice wanted a piece of the Russian machine after that. Problem is– like we’ve said a million times– Ovi is made of some kind of weird Russian steel that does not break.
Here’s how it all started.
Chris Kunitz starts rapid-fire crosschecks on Ovechkin after the next face-off. Ovi just smiles. Look at him keep his arms down and break out laughing.
Hockey game or scene from Terminator?
Ovechkin responded by destroying Kunitz in the corner. Clean hit, utter destruction.
And here’s the video.
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